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       Title: Summertime Rice Salad
  Categories: Salads
       Yield: 4 servings
  
  
         2 c  cooked rice
   :          Vinaigrette -----
         2 TB fresh lemon juice
         1    red bell pepper -- finely
   :          diced
         3    scallions -- chopped
         1    carrot -- chopped
         3 TB fresh parsley -- * chopped
   :          (see note)
         1    cucumber -- peeled and
   :          diced
         1    tomato -- peeled and
   :          chopped
         1    celery stalks -- peeled and
   :          diced
   
   * Substitute dill or basil for the parsley if
   preferred.
   
   1. Put rice in a serving bowl and pour 2 tablespoons
   lemon juice and 4 tablespoons Vinaigrette over. Add
   freshly ground black pepper to taste. Toss well with
   fork. 2. Prepare all the remaining ingredients, except
   tomatoes and cucumbers, and blend. Mix well and let
   cool. 3. Add onions and cucumbers just before serving
   to maintain best texture and taste for those two
   vegetables.
   
   Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
  
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